55 taken to hospital after tunnel fire in Norway

Posted on August 5, 2013 • Filed under: Europe, Travel News

As reported by News.com.au, a truck has caught fire in Norway’s second-longest tunnel, leading to the evacuation of 160 people – 55 of whom were hospitalized due to smoke inhalation and other injuries The truck caught fire 3.5 kilometres into the tunnel, Gudvangatunnelen, in a district east of Bergen on Monday, police spokesman Jorn Lasse Refnes said. Gudvangatunnelen is 11.4 kilometres long and is in the western part of Norway. Read Article

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